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Old 02-21-2013, 06:18 AM   #5491
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So anyone in the US hear anything more about expected delivery dates? Last I heard from my dealer was in early February and they said bikes were arriving at the NJ warehouse at that time. Given that pricing just showed up on the BMW USA website and press release was issued, perhaps that means that bikes will be arriving soon....
EJ, something Montauk pointed me to. March 16th, at our dealership, "Meet the new GS." Whether or not its part of the first delivery remains unanswered. I think some new owners will be on theirs by that time.
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Old 02-21-2013, 06:42 AM   #5492
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EJ, something Montauk pointed me to. March 16th, at our dealership, "Meet the new GS." Whether or not its part of the first delivery remains unanswered. I think some new owners will be on theirs by that time.
I really hope everything goes at planned and on the 15th of march I'll have my: "Meet my new GS".
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Old 02-21-2013, 07:35 AM   #5493
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Trust Wunderlich to make the new GS look hideous
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Old 02-21-2013, 08:17 AM   #5494
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I really hope everything goes at planned and on the 15th of march I'll have my: "Meet my new GS".
I'll be on mine (hopefully) one week later..
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Old 02-21-2013, 08:39 AM   #5495
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Official Pricing Announced

Pricing press release yesterday was a little confusing. We decoded it as best we could, but you may want to bring some paper and pencil with you when you go to the dealer.

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http://bit.ly/UJU5OZ
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Old 02-21-2013, 08:58 AM   #5496
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So, when deliveries start happening, will we start a new thread to separate conjecture and bloviating from actual experience


(and bloviating)?


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Old 02-21-2013, 09:11 AM   #5497
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So, when deliveries start happening, will we start a new thread to separate conjecture and bloviating from actual experience


(and bloviating)?


3 more weeks for me... Long wait...
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Old 02-21-2013, 09:23 AM   #5498
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Mine's coming soon

I expect mine in SoCal within three weeks if not sooner. I still don't know colors or options but they're getting four units — a demo, a low and two "normals" — which I must think will be fully optioned. I'm hoping for a red one with or without wire wheels, I don't care. I must have everything else. I do get the first one. Can't wait. I think my neighbor's taking my current GS, if not it'll go on consignment asap.
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Old 02-21-2013, 10:40 AM   #5499
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OMG, stealerships must be having a great year with everybody putting down their monies
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Old 02-21-2013, 10:51 AM   #5500
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3 more weeks for me... Long wait...
And me The waiting is the hardest part
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Old 02-21-2013, 11:01 AM   #5501
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OMG, stealerships must be having a great year with everybody putting down their monies
Do I smell just a wee bit of jealousy...
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Old 02-21-2013, 01:15 PM   #5502
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EJ, something Montauk pointed me to. March 16th, at our dealership, "Meet the new GS." Whether or not its part of the first delivery remains unanswered. I think some new owners will be on theirs by that time.
Yeap, he sent me a PM about that as well. A friend on the list just checked with our dealer today and no news about delivery date/bike options, etc.
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Old 02-21-2013, 01:17 PM   #5503
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OMG, stealerships must be having a great year with everybody putting down their monies
$100 refundable? not exactly. With sales of the old GS declining substantially this year as everyone waits for the new, I would guess that the last few months have been pretty poor for most of them.
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Old 02-21-2013, 01:19 PM   #5504
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Pricing press release yesterday was a little confusing. We decoded it as best we could, but you may want to bring some paper and pencil with you when you go to the dealer.

Motorcyclist translation:

http://bit.ly/UJU5OZ
Read the forum...it's all been posted awhile ago and is quite clear.
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Old 02-21-2013, 02:34 PM   #5505
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$100 refundable? not exactly. With sales of the old GS declining substantially this year as everyone waits for the new, I would guess that the last few months have been pretty poor for most of them.
Actually BMW sales increase by 2% in 2012 compared to 2011 sales. December 2012 saw a 43.3% increase in deliveries compared to December 2011, pretty impressive. The R1200GS was the most popular model still (this does not include the GSA). Granted these are world-wide figures, but the USA was the 2nd largest market outside of Germany.
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